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This Excellent Example of Richardsonian Romanesque Architecture was Built as the City Expanded Northward to Meet the Needs of the Alaskan Gold Rush. It, also was Long in Use as a Workingmen's Hotel, and Has Been Converted to Apartment Housing…
This is Another of Umbrecht's Elegant Designs, and an Enlargement and Remodeling of an Earlier Hotel. It is Perhaps the Most Elegant, with it's Rich Window casings, Cornices, and restored to Accomodate (sic) ApartmentLiving.
Victory Square was created during World War II as a place for citizens to rally behind the war effort and to raise community morale. This plaque marks the site, which included a speaker's stand and a replica of the Washington Monument inscribed wi…
Purser, mate, trader, Shipowner, venturer, Joshua Green began his waterfront career on Puget Sound in 1888 when steamboating was in its infancy. He founded the LA Conner Trading and Transportation Company, operating freight and passenger steamers,…
This is the original site of theUniversity of WashingtonA.D. 1861 - A.D. 1895Placed by The Daughters of the Pioneers
In 1975, guided by a belief that the personal computer would be a valuable tool on every office desktop and in every home, Bill Gates and Paul Allen cofounded a company called Microsoft, which would grow to become the #1 computer software company …
Father Sullivan served as president of Seattle University from 1976-1996, leading it into a prosperous time of record enrollment, financial stability and new academic programs. An insightful leader in the Seattle community, he served as chairman o…
Longtime Music Director of the Seattle Symphony, Maestro Schwarz has initiated concert series, led award-winning recordings and introduced many new American works. He is active as a spokesman for music education, and was honored in 1994 as "Conduc…
Since 1988, Sub Pop Records has lifted many Seattle-area musicians from local obscurity to international acclaim. Proud to claim Seattle as its hometown, Sub Pop has left an enduring legacy in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
Although the architect and builder are unknown, the Brooklyn Building is one of the few remaining late nineteenth century commercial buildings of consequence outside the Pioneer Square Historic District. Largely a residential street before the Gr…